New Year calls for Flying Christine

The St John marine ambulance was sent to Alderney on New Year’s Day for a medical case. The Flying Christine III was deployed following a request from a doctor in Alderney due to fog affecting Alderney airport. (Photo: Tony Rive) A paramedic crew from the emergency ambulance service left St …

University degrees for three Guernsey paramedics

Congratulations to paramedics Laura Goodall, Nicolette Hamon and Steve Torode who recently graduated with a BSC Honours degree in Developing Paramedic Practice. The trio successfully completed their studies on a two year distance learning course with Cumbria University. The course included modules on minor injuries, clinical decision making, evidence-based practice, …

25 years of the Flying Christine III

The St John marine ambulance ‘Flying Christine III’ celebrates her 25th birthday at the end of November 2019. The Flying Christine III was officially named and launched by HRH The Duke of Gloucester at a ceremony on 28th November 1994 and is the third marine ambulance to serve the Bailiwick. …

Licence to Kill road safety event

700 students have been getting important road safety messages from St John and the other emergency services. The emergency ambulance service has been working with colleagues from Guernsey Police and Guernsey Fire & Rescue Service in the annual ‘Licence to Kill’ event for secondary school students. The hard-hitting hour-long talk …

Patient appreciation for Brad

Trainee Emergency Medical Technician Brad Stuckey has been presented with an award for receiving the highest number of appreciations from members of the public. The emergency ambulance service regularly receives messages of thanks and praise from patients and their families, for the professional care and treatment provided by our clinicians. …